Thu, 02 July 2020
Hyundai Motor Company is to donate medical equipment and personal protection items worth USD2.4 million to countries across the Middle East and Africa in an effort to help tackle the COVID-19 pandemic.
With thousands of people being affected across the world, Hyundai has stepped up its efforts by purchasing over 603,000 items that will benefit the front-line medical workers and the public across 37 countries.
The contribution includes the distribution of 445,500 face masks, 100,000 industrial masks, 25,000 hand sanitisers, 32,500 protective suits and 43 ambulances across 37 countries in the Middle East and Africa.
All the equipment will be distributed by the respective government and non-government organisations.
Bang Sun Jeong, Vice President, Head of Hyundai Motor Company Middle East & Africa HQs, said: “Caring for humanity has always been at the heart of Hyundai’s vision and having assisted those in need in countries around the world, we are proud to expand our support to countries across the Middle East and Africa region that have been hardest hit by the pandemic.
“We hope this pandemic can soon come to an end and we can help people get back to their daily lives.”